Alice Queen

Executive Editor

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Covington Baxter plant in Stanton Springs part of Baxalta spinoff

After years of anticipating the “Baxter effect,” locals will have to adopt a new phrase to refer to the company’s economic impact on the area — the “Baxalta effect.”

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Conyers Cherry Blossom Festival draws thousands

Conyers Cherry Blossom Festival draws thousands

Thousands turned out for the two-day Conyers Cherry Blossom Festival held at the Georgia International Horse Park last weekend.

Rockdale County elected officials call for 'new direction' for MIS Department

Three of Rockdale County’s top elected officials have outlined problems they have with the county’s Management Information Systems Department in a letter to Chairman Richard Oden.

Rockdale County elected officials call for 'new direction' for MIS Department

Three of Rockdale County’s top elected officials have outlined problems they have with the county’s Management Information Systems Department in a letter to Chairman Richard Oden.

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Bristol Village assisted living in Conyers will hold open house this month

A new assisted living facility dedicated to memory care is now open in Conyers.

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Newton County approves Almon Overlay rezoning for dormant subdivision

An undeveloped subdivision on Iris Drive at the Newton/Rockdale county line may soon see renewed activity following a rezoning approved by the Newton County Board of Commissioners Tuesday night.

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Newton County approves Almon Overlay rezoning for dormant subdivision

An undeveloped subdivision on Iris Drive at the Newton/Rockdale county line may soon see renewed activity following a rezoning approved by the Newton County Board of Commissioners Tuesday night.

Newton County's Purchasing Committee will hold first meeting March 24

Newton County’s Purchasing Committee will discuss how professional services — including legal fees — are handled under the county’s purchasing policy at its first meeting set for Tuesday, March 24.

Newton County commissioners seek input from citizens on landfill problems

The Newton County Board of Commissioners voted Tuesday to table a controversial landfill expansion proposal, form a citizens committee to conduct an independent review of the issue and bring recommendations back to the board no later than June 1.

County hears public opposition, takes no action on landfill proposal

Residents aired dozens of complaints and questions at a landfill expansion public hearing Thursday night, but one key question was answered early on — there would be no vote on the landfill deal Thursday night.

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